10/03/2018

Persons and Place Names List

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. Famous Places and Powerspots of Edo 江戸の名所 .
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. Anjincho district 安針町 . - Chuo
William Adams (1564 – 1620). Miura Anjin (三浦按針 "the pilot of Miura").

. Arakicho District 荒木町 . - Shinjuku
荒木政羽 Araki Masahane (1662 - 1732)

. Asakusa Heiemoncho district 浅草平右衛門町 . - Taito
村田平右衛門守勝 Murata Heiemon Morikatsu, 1616, from Hamamatsu, coming with Tokugawa Ieyasu

. Azabu-Ichibeicho district 麻布市兵衛町 . - Minato
黒沢市兵衛 Kurozawa Ichibei. Village headman in 1695.


. Dokanyama 道灌山 Mount Dokanyama . .
太田道灌 Ota Dokan (1432 - 1486), builder of the first Edo castle.


. Fuyukicho district 冬木町 . - Koto
In 1705 Fuyukiya Yaheiji became the headman of district. Fuyukiya 冬木屋 was a rich lumber merchant family.


. Honjo-Aioicho district 本所相生町 .
Priest Honinbo Sansa 本因坊算砂 (1612 - 1623), famous master of the Go play.
The teaching of this school of go included:
To improve one's skills as one gets old and studies with its opponents, like a good couple which gets old together.
aioi was written 相老い to get old together.
相生 - to develop skills together

. Horiecho district 堀江町 . - Edogawa
堀江六郎 Horie Rokuro, a local fisherman from Edo.


. Ichigaya Sanaizakacho district 市谷左内坂町 . - Shinjuku
島田左内 Shimada Sanai, village headman around 1620.

. Iida-machi district 飯田町 . - Chiyoda
The village headman 飯田喜兵衛 Iida Kihei.


. Kagacho district 加賀町 . - Chuo
加賀平右衛門 Kaga Heiemon, headman of the district - and the Kaga domain

. Kanda Saekicho district 神田佐柄木町 . - Chiyoda
Saeki Yataroo 佐柄木弥太郎 Saeki Yataro, a togishi 研ぎ師 polisher of swords and blades.

. Kanda Sakumacho district 神田 佐久間町 . - Chiyoda
Sakuma Heihachi 佐久間平八, a zaimoku 材木 timber, lumber merchant,

. Kasugacho district 春日町 . - Nerima
Lady Kasuga 春日局 Kasuga no Tsubone ((1579 – 1643), the wet nurse of the third Tokugawa Shogun Iemitsu.

. Kiyosumicho district 清住町 / 清澄町 . - Koto
Kiyosumi Yahē 清住弥兵衛 Kiyosumi Yahei, headman of the area.


. Matsugaecho district 松枝町 / 松ヶ枝町 . - Chiyoda
In 大奥 Ōoku, the Women's quarters of the Edo castle lived an Elder Lady named 松ヶ枝 Matsugae.


. Narimasu 成増 Narimasu district . - Itabashi
田中左京成益 Tanaka Sakyo Narimasu, also known as 田中泰彦 Tanaka Yasuhiko, village founder around 1520


. Ogawacho district 小川町 . - Musashino
小川九郎兵衛 Ogawa Kurobei (1622 - 1670), headman of the district.

. O-Hana お花 Girl from a tea house .
お花茶屋 Ohanajaya district in Katsushika

. Otowacho district 音羽町 . - Bunkyo
音羽 Otowa. Retainer of 桂昌院 Keisho-In (1628 - 1705), Mother of Shogun Tokugawa Tsunayoshi.


. Reiganjima Island 霊巌島 / 霊岸島 . - Chuo
Reigan 霊巌 Priest Reigan (1554 - 1641) - 雄誉霊巌 Yuyo Reigan.


. Saruwakacho district 猿若町 . - Taiko
Saruwaka Kanzaburō 猿若勘三郎 (1598 - 1658), founder of Edo Kabuki.

. Shoanmura village 松庵村 . - Suginami
荻野松庵 doctor Ogino Shoan, He died in 1665. He developed the farming area, 松庵新田 Shoan Shinden.

. Sunamura district 砂村 "Sand village" . - Koto
named after its developer, 砂村新四郎 Sunamura Shinshiro, the brother of 砂村新左衛門 Sunamura Shinzaemon (1601 – 1668).


. Tomizawacho district 富沢町 . - Chuo
Tobisawa Jinnai 鳶沢甚内, Samurai from Odawara.


. Yayosugashi district 八代洲河岸 / Yaesu 八重洲 . - Chuo
Jan Joosten van Lodensteyn - ヤン・ヨーステン ファン・ローデンスタイン (1557 - 1623) / 耶揚子.


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. Famous Places and Powerspots of Edo 江戸の名所 .


. Edo bakufu 江戸幕府 The Edo Government .

. Doing Business in Edo - 商売 - Introduction .

. shokunin 職人 craftsman, craftsmen, artisan, Handwerker .

. senryu, senryū 川柳 Senryu poems in Edo .

. Japanese Architecture - The Japanese Home .

. Interior Design - The Japanese Home .

. Legends and Tales from Japan 伝説 - Introduction .


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